Posts tagged “Engineering”

Deploying a Multi-region Docker Registry to Improve Performance

Over the past several years, containers in general, and Docker specifically, have become quite prevalent across industry. Containerization offers isolated and reproducible build and runtime environments in a simple and developer-friendly form. They make the entire software development process run a bit smoother, from initial development to deploying services in…

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Why We Chose Ceph to Build Block Storage

In January 2013, DigitalOcean became one of the first cloud providers to offer SSD storage. For several years, a slice of the virtualization hypervisor's local drives provided this storage available to Droplets. This approach worked great but had its limitations, such as: Volume size and growth were limited by the…

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Catch Us in Copenhagen for KubeCon EU

UPDATE: Catch the talks, now embedded below! Next week is KubeCon EU in Copenhagen, Denmark. We're already drooling at the idea of diving into smørrebrød, perhaps near the famed Little Mermaid statue. DigitalOcean will have two speakers and a booth at KubeCon EU: On Wednesday, May 2, from 2:45…

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Pittsburgh, We’ll See Yinz at RailsConf!

RailsConf has left the desert and makes its way to Steel City April 17-19, 2018. We’ll have Sam Phippen presenting, and several DO-ers checking out talks and tending our booth. Here’s what you need to know about RailsConf 2018. In Sam’s talk, “Quick and easy browser testing…

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